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Congratulations to Matt Ward, who has recently accepted an Assistant Professor position in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at the University of Southern Mississippi.

Post date: Wed, 01/23/2013 - 11:53

Congratulations to Daniel Martinez, who recently accepted a tenure-track position in the Department of Sociology at George Washington University beginning in the Fall.

Post date: Tue, 01/08/2013 - 13:14

UA News recently published an article - "Bringing Experience to the Classroom" - about UA's Graduate Certificate in College Teaching Program.

The article features Dee Hill Zuganelli, a doctoral candidate in Sociology.

Post date: Fri, 01/04/2013 - 18:59

Jeff Sallaz is delivering a seminar at MIT's Institute for Work and Employment Research, on December 4, based upon his ethnographic research on "knowledge outsourcing" to southeast Asia. 

Post date: Fri, 11/30/2012 - 16:19

Joseph Galaskiewicz with G. Zhiyong Lan has recently edited a special issue of Management and Organization Review (Vol. 8, Issue 3, November, 2012) titled "Innovations in Public and Non-profit Sector Organizations in China."  There are six articles in the issue which examine organizational innovations in the public and nonprofit sectors in China over the last decade.

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Post date: Fri, 11/30/2012 - 15:51

"A Comparison of Bayes Factor Approximation Methods Including Two New Methods," written by Jane Zavisca and three co-authors, was published in the May 2012 issue of Sociological Methods Research

Post date: Tue, 10/02/2012 - 00:04

Congratulations to Dave Melamed and Dee Hill Zuganelli on their forthcoming publication, "Ecological Race Differences in the Occupational Structure," which will appear in Sociological Spectrum.

Post date: Mon, 09/24/2012 - 08:28

Jane Zavisca recently discussed her new book in an interview with The Voice of Russia - America Edition.

Audio for the interview is now available on the Voice of Russia website.

Post date: Mon, 09/24/2012 - 08:25

 UANews recently published an article on work done by Joe Galaskiewicz. Dr. Galaskiewicz is examining patterns of business and nonprofit closures in Phoenix as part of an NSF grant.

Post date: Thu, 08/16/2012 - 15:10

 Congratulations to Cindy Cain, who's article "Integrating Dark Humor and Compassion: Identities and Presentations of Self in the Front and Back Regions of Hospice," will be published in the Journal of Contemporary Ethnography.

Post date: Tue, 08/07/2012 - 18:22